HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Pikeville, JC share top spot in latest Super 7 poll

The Pikeville Panthers and Johnson Central Golden Eagles set atop the latest Mountain Top Sports Super 7 football poll released on Tuesday.

Pikeville, now 6-2, dismantled previously unbeaten Sayre (43-7) to join Johnson Central, now 5-2.  The Golden Eagles used a big second-half performance to trounce Perry Central.

Lawrence County (6-1) maintained the No. 3 position. The only thing to slow down the Bulldogs this season is COVID.

Letcher Central kept a strong hold on No. 4 after beating Clay County (54-18) on the road. The Cougars only loss came to Pikeville.

Martin County (6-3) leaped to No. 5 following an impressive 49-20 home win over Shelby Valley.

Rounding out the top seven are Paintsville (3-4) in sixth, with Betsy Layne (6-1) at No. 7.

Receiving votes this week are Logan (5-2), Magoffin County (4-2) and Belfry (2-5).

Super 7 football poll

No. 1  Pikeville (6-2)

(tie)  Johnson Central (5-2)

No. 3  Lawrence County (6-1)

No. 4  Letcher Central (6-1)

No. 5  Martin County (6-3)

No. 6  Paintsville (3-4)

No. 7  Betsy Layne (6-1)

Receiving votes: Logan (5-2), Magoffin County (4-2) and Belfry (2-5).